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Auction: The First Shelby GT350

Yes, the very first Shelby GT350 ($AUCTION) is up for auction through Barrett Jackson. It is a pre-production prototype and documented in the SAAC …

Trucks

New report highlights ‘fit and finish’ issues with the Tesla Model 3

With Tesla still “anti-selling” the Model 3, interested buyers simply can’t walk into a Tesla dealership and test drive the company’s mass market EV. …

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Tesla Model S and Model X: Here’s how wheel size can affect efficiency

Wheels and tires can affect the efficiency of any car regardless of the powertrain, but since there’s already so much concern (most of it unnecessary) around electric car range, it might be worth to look into the actual measurable impact.<p>Some newly released documents about Tesla’s Model S and Model …

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Pedestrian sprints across intersection, runs into Tesla Model X

<i>Image: Youtube</i><p>Related Links<p>Washington - CCTV footage shows a man collide with a Tesla at a busy intersection in Bellevue according to <b>KomoNews.</b><p>The …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model X 75D

<b>Pros</b><p>Distinctive style. Seat-pinning performance. Intuitive 17-inch touch-screen interface.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Falcon wing doors preclude carrying anything on the …

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92-year-old driver experiences Tesla Model X and Autopilot after 60 years of driving Soviet-era cars

It can be a significant change for any driver coming from any internal combustion engine car to any electric vehicle, but what about coming from a 43-year-old Soviet-era car to a brand new Tesla Model X?<p>That’s exactly what a 92-year-old Estonian woman did when she experienced the Model X for the …

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Trump tax plan will pull plug on $7,500 credit for electric vehicle buyers

Selling a gas-thirsty American market on the merits of electric vehicles could get a lot harder if a Trump administration proposal to eliminate a $7,500 tax credit for hybrids and plug-ins becomes law.<p>It's just one detail in the House GOP tax reform bill released November 2, and may not pass …

Electric Vehicles

Apple iOS 11.1 update hacked just days after release

Samsung was also put to the test.<p>Apple's mobile operating system has been hacked just days after an update was released to improve security on …

iOS

Tesla Backtracks On Model 3 Forecasts, But Things Could Get Better

Tesla published its Q3 2017 results on Wednesday, posting its largest-ever quarterly loss amid higher operating expenses and a slowdown in lucrative ZEV credit sales, although quarterly revenues grew year-over-year, driven partly by its premium Model X SUV. However, the key focus of the earnings …

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“Widespread shortcomings”: Key Analyst Trashes Tesla Model 3 After Test Drive

A handful of Model 3 sedans at the Fremont plant waiting to be delivered to early customers.<p>Already hammered by manufacturing problems that have …

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Tesla posts record $895.9m quarterly loss as it battles production bottlenecks

Tesla's first attempt at high-volume production isn't going as well as it hoped - and the company has a record quarterly loss to show for it.Tesla …

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Tesla missed big time on earnings, but the company's core business is in good shape

• <b>Tesla posted its largest-ever quarterly loss.</b>• <b><br>But the carmaker is on track to max-out deliveries on its most expensive vehicles.</b>• <b><br>If it can sustain demand for the Model S and Model X, it will have a reliable revenue stream.</b><p>Tesla reported third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, and they were a miss.<p>More …

Business

Electric cars set world's nickel miners on new course

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Battery makers are increasingly turning to nickel to help power growing global electric car sales, but only half of the world's producers of the metal are likely to benefit, mining analysts and executives say.<p>Lithium batteries containing nickel, which helps keep a …

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Tesla Signs Deal For Gigafactory In China

Tesla Model X in China<p>According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Tesla has reached an agreement to build a factory in China.<p>If this comes to fruition, it …

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Tesla is immune to bad news — here's why

• <b>Tesla has reliably produced an endless stream of bad news during the last year.</b>• <b><br>Investors haven't cared, or haven't cared for long.</b>• <b><br>That pattern will probably continue, short of Tesla threatening bankruptcy.</b><p>Tesla isn't like other companies, and that's both a good thing and a bad thing.<p>The good part …

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Tesla’s first Detroit-area showroom: You can look, but you can't buy

Under Michigan law, it's a gallery, not a store.<p>Tesla has opened its first standalone retail presence in the land of the Detroit Three, but you won't be able to actually buy anything there. The electric car upstart has opened a new gallery — it's not a store — in the upscale Somerset Collection …

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Tesla integrates seat manufacturing and attempts to automate it for Model 3, says report

Tesla has been increasingly integrating its seat design and manufacturing for years now. The seats in the original Model S were one of the biggest weak points for owners used to luxury vehicles and the second-row seats in the Model X were a challenge.<p>Those issues pushed the company to integrate its …

Autos

Apollo Intensa Emozione is a 769-horsepower adrenaline shot

For those who think a Ferrari or Lamborghini is just too common, German supercar maker Apollo has the solution. The company formerly known as Gumpert …

Autos

Tesla And EV Market Share Update

Q3 Tesla US market share update in various segments.<p>EVs vs. plugins as a whole.<p>EVs and plugins vs. the total US market.<p>In my last article, I looked …

Business

Consumer Reports says these 10 cars have the worst reliability

Consumer Reports has listed the 10 cars that it says are worst for reliability. Here they are, starting with the Tesla Model X James Lipman / jameslipman.com<p>Chevrolet Camaro Steve Fecht for Chevrolet<p>The Mercedes-Benz GLC Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY<p>Ford Focus Ford<p>Ford Fiesta Ford<p>Fiat 500 SANDRO …

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Beware! Consumer Reports says this Tesla and 9 other cars are most unreliable

Buyers put more weight on some factors when buying a new car than others -- price, looks, even color. But if reliability is a prime issue, <i>Consumer Reports</i> magazine is offering some advice on models that you may want to avoid.<p>There are 10 models that the magazine cites as part of its 2017 …

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Tesla Should Quit Whining

Consumer Reports predicts average reliability for Model 3.<p>Tesla itself admits Model X was a problem.<p>Where is the CEO in all of this?<p>I wasn't planning …

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Pearl White Tesla Model X - Custom Bentley Red Interior

Project TSX7 - 2016 Tesla Model X P90D Ludicrous - Custom Bentley Red Interior - 22 inch MX5 Forged Wheels in Gloss Black - Carbon Fiber Front Apron, …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 Reliability Likely to Be Average, Consumer Reports Says

Tesla Inc. probably will pull off average reliability with the Model 3 sedan Elon Musk is counting on to dramatically expand demand for his electric …

Consumer Reports

Tesla tiny house integrates solar with Powerwall, towed by Model X (Video)

Automotive and energy storage company Tesla's innovations and concepts have been capturing the popular imagination for some time now, making electric …

Sustainability

Tesla is launching new all-electric service vehicles based on Model S and Model X next year

Tesla is about to come out with a new all-electric service vehicle based on the Model S and Model X vehicles, according to Jon McNeill, Tesla’s President of Global Sales and Services.<p>The new vehicles will be used to replace service vans – pictured above – in Tesla’s mobile service program as soon …

Autos

Volvo Reveals Its Tesla Model 3 Competitor, and It Looks Fast

By on<p>Filed Under Cars, Engineering & Tesla<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Polestar is Volvo’s electric car brand, and on Tuesday the world finally …

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Tesla Model 3 doesn’t come with free Supercharger credits like Model S and Model X

Tesla had already confirmed that Model 3 owners wouldn’t have free unlimited access to its Supercharger network like Model S and Model X owners who bought their vehicles using Tesla’s referral program. They said that Model 3 would fall under its pay-per-use Supercharger model, but it wasn’t clear, …

Autos

Tesla fired hundreds of workers—but don’t call it a layoff

700<p>Tesla has fired between 400 and 700 workers, according to estimates by former and current employees.<p>Published | Photo by Tesla/Handout via …

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Tesla unveils new dual connector charge port design for Model S and Model X

Tesla unveiled today an updated Model S and Model X design featuring a new dual connector charge port system to support more than one charging standard on its electric vehicles.<p>Currently, the charge port on all Tesla vehicles is located within the tail light on the driver’s side, but the actual …

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